Due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the greater Newcastle and Hunter Valley areas, NSW Health has issued a stay at home order effective from 5pm Saturday 14 August 2021 until further notice.
In response to the NSW Health stay at home order, Council services, facilities and events have been impacted.
Planning considers the way land is used and developed and how a development could impact an area. Building considers safe construction practices, and whether the works comply with building regulations.
Information on how we can assist you with the development application process.
Order Property and Rates Certificates online using Council’s eServices portal.
Access the strategic documents and legislation guiding the planning of our region.
Council’s building certifiers provide building approval advisory, certification and inspection services.
Understand the requirements for plumbing and drainage works and find information on installing, operating and maintaining septic systems.